Dec 19, 2012 3:00am PST
all the way across this great land of ours coast to coast all the way from oakland, california, to washington, d.c. brought to you today by the international association of iron workers goodmen and women of the iron workers under president walter wise. the sky is the limit for them. you bet. you can find out more about their important work and their great work at iron workers.org. oakland to washington, d.c. >> that's the territory covered by our good friend congress woman barbara lee joining us on our news line this morning. hey, congress woman. always good to talk with you. >> hi, bill. good to talk to you >> bill: i want to ask you about the latest on the fiscal cliff, but first a lot of focus, of course, everywhere in this lan on what we are going to do after this horrific massacre at sandy hook elementary school up in newtown, connecticut, on friday. that brought the nation's attention, but, you know, every day in the streets of oakland and other cities of this country, you know that better than anyone congresswoman. do you think this is
Dec 5, 2012 3:00am PST
. jump out to oakland california. hi, cj. good morning. >> good morning. can you hear me? >> bill: loud and clear. caller: just like you, you say, hold firm. we have your back. citizens have your back and keep pushing it out there to the public, but, also, have you heard that clip from ronald reagan on what social security and medicare have nothing to do with the deficit? have you heard that clip? >> bill: no. i know that's the truth but i haven't heard that clip from ronald reagan. try to find it, dan. yeah. he said it in his day. it was true then. it is true today. >> that's right. he says even if you pull that money, if you took money from them, it wouldn't go to reduce the deficit. so if you can get that clip, i think he was running against bob dole or somebody. i forget who it was. >> in the primary is. >> yeah. we will try to find it. i am interested in that. >> that's the thing with the republicans today even though social security has may nottedy of money if we would stop stealing from it. it's not going to expire anyhow. i mean run out of
Dec 14, 2012 3:00am PST
high. >> bill: sean out in oakland, california. susan rice, what do you think? >> bill, i am so pissed and disappointed in this president. i can't believe that he caved once again. he was so weak and i'm sorry i voted for this man because he has no spine whatsoever. lindsey graham or john mccain? really? i'm sorry i voted for this man. >> bill: don't be sorry you voted for him. i think this is a fight he could have won. i think it's a wishfight he should have fought >> caller: he is weak and it's like the first time when he caved on the single pair. >> bill: we have seen him cave before. i love him. but i am not going to hesitate to say when he is wrong. i think he is wrong. i saw him. i was at that news conference right after the election when somebody asked him about susan rice and he was on fire. he came out and he said, don't mess with her. if you have a problem, mess with me. i think they thought it would cost too much political capitol. a lot of people said look, president obama should not waste too much political capitol on susan rice.